Note: Please pardon the quality of the photos here as this is one of the older posts on this site and photos were taken by a point-and-shoot camera then.

Sampeng Lane is an Accessories Wholesale Market. They are also known as Soi Wanit 1, a narrow and crammed street. It stretches for about 1 km in Bangkok’s Chinatown. Sampeng Lane is also one of the oldest markets in Bangkok.

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If you think that the selection at Platinum Fashion Mall is insufficient for you and that you want to get it at a much cheaper rate, this is the place for you. There are more choices here and definitely cheaper as well (that is when you buy in wholesale quantity).

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The market is divided into different sections:
East: Accessories, jewellery, watches, shoes
Centre: Ceramics, lanterns, paper products
West: Fashion and fabrics, Indian bazaar

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Be careful when shopping here as there are many motorbikes riding in the narrow lane doing deliveries.

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If you’re feeling thirsty, you can get freshly squeezed Pomegranate or Orange Juice to quench your thirst.

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This place can get very humid so bring a fan if you are intending to do some serious shopping here!

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